Stay Safe Online
Ways to stay safe Online
It is important that you do all you can to stay safe online. Here at Actrix we are dedicated to making sure you have the right information and tools required to do this. If you have a question we are only a phone call or email away. For our contact information, click here.
As an user of the internet you need to take precautions to protect your computers from a variety of undesired behaviour and threats. Here is a list of topics with a brief description. Please follow the link to a separate topic page where you find more details and explanations.Hoax Emails
Hoax emails are one type of Spam whose aim is to fool you into performing a certain action. To read more about Hoax emails. Click here.
This software is installed on your computer to prevent any computer viruses infecting your computer. To read more about Anti-virus software. Click here.
This software is installed on your computer to prevent any computer spyware infecting your computer. To read more about spyware and Anti-spyware software. Click here.
The Firewall controls your connection to the internet. To read more about Firewall hardware/software. Click here.
Operating system security updates
Computer operating systems require installation of security updates as the manufacturer identifies new issues and releases updates to fix these issues. To read more about operating system security updates. Click here
To learn more about confirming the website you have loaded is the correct website. Click here
To learn more about precautions to follow when using public or shared computers. Click here
To learn more about tips for password safety. Click here